aglitter

aglitter
adjective
having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
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bugle beads all aglitter

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glinting eyes

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glinting water

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his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent

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shop window full of glittering Christmas trees

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glittery costume jewelry

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scintillant mica

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the scintillating stars

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a dress with sparkly sequins

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`glistering' is an archaic term

Syn:
Similar to: ↑bright
Derivationally related forms: ↑sparkle (for: ↑sparkly), ↑scintillate (for: ↑scintillant), ↑glitter (for: ↑glittery), ↑coruscate (for: ↑coruscant)

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  • Aglitter — A*glit ter, adv. & a. [Pref. a + glitter.] Glittering; in a glitter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aglitter — [ə glit′ər] adv., adj. glittering …   English World dictionary

  • aglitter — adjective Date: 1865 glittering especially with reflected light …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aglitter — /euh glit euhr/, adj. glittering; sparkling. [1860 65; A 1 + GLITTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • aglitter — adjective glittering …   Wiktionary

  • aglitter — adj. shiny, sparkling, glittery adv. shiningly, in a sparkly manner, glitteringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aglitter — aglit·ter …   English syllables

  • aglitter — a•glit•ter [[t]əˈglɪt ər[/t]] adj. glittering; sparkling • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • aglitter — /əˈglɪtə/ (say uh glituh) adjective glittering …  

  • coruscant — adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light bugle beads all aglitter glinting eyes glinting water his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent shop window full of glittering Christmas trees glittery costume jewelry scintillant… …   Useful english dictionary

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